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Casual Support Worker
Supporting a customer in Mt Lawley

Avivo is passionate about supporting people who require individualised assistance due to disability, frailty or mental illness to live independently. We work in partnership with people to develop innovative and flexible supports that assist them to live independently.

 

We are looking for a Support Worker to provide support for our customer, a mature aged woman living with Autism and experiencing severe mental ill-health caused by trauma.

 

Duties include:

  • Social support and assisting with access to community
  • Assisting with daily household and domestic tasks
  • Problem solving issues with the customer
  • Providing reliable, timely and flexible services that best meet the needs of the individual

Selection criteria:

  • Previous support work or personal experience in Autism/Mental Health is advantageous
  • Strong values that align with those of Avivo
  • Demonstrated reliability, flexibility and a positive 'can do' attitude
  • Great interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate effectively and think outside the box
  • A valid driver’s license and a reliable vehicle (essential)
  • Available to work approximately 10 hours per fortnight Monday to Friday
  • Must be currently residing in or around Mt Lawley

In return, you will receive a minimum rate of $30.20 per hour plus 9.5% superannuation. You will be paid for some kilometres and receive comprehensive training.

 

 

Making an appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory National Police Clearance.

 

To apply, you must attach an updated resume and a cover letter as one document.

 

 Closing date: 20th February 2018 (subject to close earlier)

 

We value a diverse workforce with different life experiences, skills and backgrounds including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from all cultural and linguistic backgrounds. 

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